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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A lawsuit alleges the University of Chicago shared medical record data with Google that included information that should not have been, according to the New York Times.

The informatics firms signed agreements to offer certain of their genomic data technologies on Google's cloud-based computing services platform.

Microba currently offers a direct-to-consumer gut microbiome profile product and plans to release additional products for clinical and research use cases.

In a recent study, a pair of researchers found that CNAs in cancer driver genes are better prognostic markers than mutations in the same genes.

Choices, Not Genes

A new study finds a limited influence of genetics on human longevity, Stat News reports.

Two recent publications suggest that DeepVariant's machine learning is far superior to traditional methods of variant calling, especially with hardware accelerators.

And That's It

Business Insider reports that a three-year partnership between Ancestry and Calico has ended.

The STRIDES program aims to establish industry partnerships to provide NIH researchers access to cost-effective computational infrastructure, tools, and services.

At HIMSS18, Eric Schmidt announced a new healthcare API for Google Cloud and explored how predictive analytics might change medical care and research for the better.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.